Kathleen Ann Benedetto Panuzio, 60, of East Haven, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at her home with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of 37 years to Leonard J. Panuzio. Kathleen was born in New Haven on January 25, 1956; daughter of the late Jack and Kathleen Vedder Benedetto; was the owner of the former CT Auto Body and owner of Panuzio Reality. Kathleen lived for her husband and their dogs whom she loved unconditionally. Sister of Jack (Diane) Benedetto, Sharon (Charles) Grzywacz, Frank (Susan) Benedetto, Anne (Joseph) Kennedy and Robert (Tracy) Benedetto.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue Monday morning at 11:00 with the Rev. Timothy Meehan officiating. Family and friends may call from 9:00 until time of service. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.